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Simplifying Life with XL Rules: Always Deploying an Artifact

Simplifying Life with XL Rules: Always Deploying an Artifact

| December 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

The addition of XL Rules to XL Deploy was meant to simplify the way that you treat deployable artifacts and the logic behind their […]

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Introducing our Feature Request Process

Introducing our Feature Request Process

| December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

As a company making enterprise tools for Continuous Delivery and Devops, we naturally dogfood our own tools. Even more importantly, if you ask me, […]

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Looking to improve your release process but not ready to automate? Start out with XL Release!

Looking to improve your release process but not ready to automate? Start out with XL Release!

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

I was with a customer recently who was trying to manage a very problematic deployment pipeline.  They had a very manual process and were […]

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The Release Report Ep. 2

The Release Report Ep. 2

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Nightmares Before Christmas In Episode 2 of The Release Report host Tom Batchelor and our panel of experts examines and shares a couple […]

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I Have XL Deploy, I Get It, What Now?

I Have XL Deploy, I Get It, What Now?

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

A few years ago, after months of planning and preparation I, with the help of some specialists had my delivery team implement a production […]

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Deploying with Dojo and JavaScript

Deploying with Dojo and JavaScript

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Using XL Deploy‘s REST API, you can embed a deployment process into a web application.  JavaScript with Dojo provides a nice medium for this.   […]

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Extending XL Deploy with Jython Scripts

Extending XL Deploy with Jython Scripts

| December 10, 2014 | 2 Comments

It is very easy to extend XL Deploy with Jython scripts.  There many ways you can use Jython scripts to extend XL Deploy.  Today […]

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Cargo Cult DevOps

Cargo Cult DevOps

| December 10, 2014 | 15 Comments

DevOps is a very successful meme in our industry. Most organizations these days seem to be saying that they aspire to it, though they […]

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Defining XL Deploy Infrastructure with Dojo and JavaScript

Defining XL Deploy Infrastructure with Dojo and JavaScript

| December 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

XL Deploy‘s REST API can be easily called from Dojo/JavaScript scripts to define new infrastructure in the repository.  Earlier articles have already explained the basics […]

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How Can ARA Help You Move to the Cloud?

How Can ARA Help You Move to the Cloud?

| December 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

I want to talk about cloud, this is rare for me as I normally hate to talk about the cloud (we’ll leave that discussion […]

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